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Sasan Ghashghaei

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CURRICULUM VITAE

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name

Sasan Ghashghaie

Birth place & date

Shiraz, Iran, April 9, 1984

E-mail

s.ghashghaei@merc.ac.ir s.ghashghai@gmail.com

Phone number

(+98) 936-9183185

Fax

(+98) 261-6201888

Address

Electroceramics lab, Materials and Energy Research Center, MERC, 31787-316, Meshkin Dasht, Karaj, Iran, (http://www.merc.ac.ir/beta/).

 

 

EDUCATION

2008- 2011

M.Sc in Materials Science and Engineering-Nanomaterials, Materials and Energy Research Center, Karaj, Iran.

2003-2008

B.Sc in Materials Science and Engineering, Kerman University of Technology (www.uk.ac.ir), Kerman, Iran.

2002-2003

Pre-University in Mathematics and Physics, Emam Khomeini Center, Shiraz, Iran.

1999-2002

Diploma in Mathematics and Physics, Mollasadra High School, shiraz, Iran.

 

 

 THESIS

M.Sc thesis

The effect of nanostructure and deposition method on ZnO sensing properties.

Supervisors

Dr. Ehsan Marzbanrad and Dr. Babak Raissi

B.Sc thesis

Corrosion inhibition behavior of Ethelenediamine and Pyridine for CO2-induced corrosion of St52 steel in 3.5% NaCl solution

Supervisor

Prof. Abdolhamid Jafari

 

 

Honors

2008

Top 0.6% (ranked 38th) among 6000 participants in the university entrance exam for Master education.

 

 

REASERCH INTERESTS

Corrosion science and surface engineering, Corrosion resistive coatings, Galvanic corrosion, Novel corrosion

inhibition techniques, Solid state and electrochemical gas sensors, Nanomaterials with emphasis on electric field-assisted deposition of

ceramic layers, Fuel cell technology and hydrogen storage, Dye-sensitized solar cells.

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 Journal papers

S. Ghashghaie, E. Marzbanrad, B. Raissi, “Low frequency electrophoretic deposition of ZnO nanoparticles: Effect of organic medium on deposition pattern”, American Ceramic Society, DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2011.04527.x.

 

S. Ghashghaie, A. M. Bazargan, M. Esmaeilpour Ganji, E. Marzbanrad, C. Zamani, B. Raissi, M. Keyanpour-rad1, M. A. Bahrevar, “An investigation on the behavior of electrospun ZnO nanofibers under the application of low frequency AC electric fields”, Journal of Material Science: Material In Electronics, doi: 10.1007/s10854-011-0304-2.

S. M. A. Fateminia, R. Yazdani-Rad, T. Ebadzadeh, S. Ghashghai, “Effect of dispersing media on microstructure of electrophoretically deposited TiO2 nanoparticles in Dye-sensitized solar cells”, Applied Surface Science, doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2011.05.002.

S. Ghashghaie, E. Marzbanrad, B. Raissi, R. Riahifar, C. Zamani, "Effect of low frequency electric field parameters on chain formation of ZnO nanoparticles for gas sensing applications", Sensors and Actuators B (Due to submit).

 

 

Conference papers

S. Ghashghaie, E. Marzbanrad, B. Raissi, "Chain formation of ZnO nanoparticles in microelectrode gaps by dielectrophoresis", International Conference on the Advancement of Materials and Nanotechnology, November, 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

 

S. Ghashghaie, E. Marzbanrad, B. Raissi, "The effect of un-uniform electric field frequency on crack formation during electrophoretic deposition of ZnO nanoparticles", 4th Joint Congress of the Iranian Metallurgical and Casting Society, 14-16 November 2010, The University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran.  

 

S. Ghashghaie, E. Marzbanrad, B. Raissi, "Low frequency electrophoretic deposition of ZnO nanoparticles using coplanar gold electrodes", International Congress on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 9-11 November 2010 Shiraz, Iran.

 

M. Fateminia, S. Ghashghaie, R. Yazdanirad, T. Ebadzadeh, "Electrophoretic deposition of TiO2 nanoparticles: A comparison between the patterns obtained in acetone and isopropanol", International Congress on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 9-11 November 2010, Shiraz, Iran.

 

SEMINARS

"Carbon nanofibers-based nanocomposites", MERC, October 2009.

Supervisor: Dr. Rahim Yazdanirad

 

PRESENTATIONS & COURSE PROJECTS

"An introduction to fullerenes as the new generation of carbon allotropes", Course: Theoretical Principles of Nanostructures, MERC, December 2008.

 

"An introduction to superconductivity effect", Course: Magnetic and Electric Properties of Nanomaterials, MERC, December 2008.

"Electron diffraction", Course: Spectroscopy, MERC, December 2008.

 

"Electron Probe Micro-Analysis (EPMA)", Course: Microscopy, MERC, December 2008.

 

"An introduction to hydrothermal method for the synthesis of  single crystal nanostructures", Course: nanopowder synthesis methods, MERC, June 2008.

   

WORKSHOPS

"Zeta Potential", Dr. H. Wacher, 3ird International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, November 2010.

 

"Ellipsometry",  3ird International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, November 2010.

 

"Quantitative Metallography", Iranian Society of Metallurgical Engineers, July 2008, Tehran, Iran.

 

WORK EXPERIENCES

Ellipsometry lab, Department of Nanotechnology & Advanced Materials, MERC, October 2010-present, Karaj, Iran.

 

DANESHJU Translation Office, Spring & Summer 2008, Shiraz, Iran.

 

ACCOMPLISHED PROJECTS

Associated in "Nickel electroless plating of electrospun carbon nanofibers" project, Materials and energy research center, April 2010.

Supervisor: Prof. M. Kianpourrad

 

SKILLS

Languages: Persian (native), English

Software: Microsoft Office, Photoshop

Activities: Soccer, Mountain climbing, Table tennis, Studying books about social science.

 

Additional information is available upon request.

 

 

 

 

  

   

          

Projects

 

Associated in "Nickel electroless plating of electrospun carbon nanofibers" project, Materials and energy research center, April 2010.

Supervisor: Prof. M. Kianpourrad

 

Associated in "Fabrication of electrochemical gas sensor and gas sensing device" project, Materials and energy research center, financed by Iran Minerals Production and Supply Co. (IMPASCO), March 2012-September 2013.

Supervisor: Dr Babak Raissi

Lectures

 

An introduction to fullerenes as the new generation of carbon allotropes", Course: Theoretical Principles of Nanostructures, MERC, December 2008.

 

"An introduction to superconductivity effect", Course: Magnetic and Electric Properties of Nanomaterials, MERC, December 2008.

"Electron diffraction", Course: Spectroscopy, MERC, December 2008.

 

"Electron Probe Micro-Analysis (EPMA)", Course: Microscopy, MERC, December 2008.

 

"An introduction to hydrothermal method for the synthesis of single crystal nanostructures", Course: nanopowder synthesis methods, MERC, June 2008.

Publications

S. Ghashghaie, E. Marzbanrad, B. Raissi, “Low frequency electrophoretic deposition of ZnO nanoparticles: Effect of organic medium on deposition pattern”, Am. Ceram. Soc, 2011, 94 (10) 3431–3436.

S. Ghashghaie, A. M. Bazargan, M. Esmaeilpour Ganji, E. Marzbanrad, C. Zamani, B. Raissi, M. Keyanpour-rad, M. A. Bahrevar, “An investigation on the behavior of electrospun ZnO nanofibers under the application of low frequency AC electric fields”, J. Mater. Sci.: Mater. Electron., 2011, 22 (9), 1303-1307.

S. M. A. Fateminia, R. Yazdani-Rad, T. Ebadzadeh, S. Ghashghai, “Effect of dispersing media on microstructure of electrophoretically deposited TiO2 nanoparticles in Dye-sensitized solar cells”, Appl Surf Sci, , 2011, 257 (20), 8500–8505.

S. Ghashghaie, E. Marzbanrad, B. Raissi, R. Riahifar, C. Zamani, "Effect of low frequency electric field parameters on chain formation of ZnO nanoparticles for gas sensing applications", Am. Ceram. Soc, 2012, 95 (6) 1843–                                                                                                                                                                                                          

A. M. Bazargan, S. Ghashghai, M. Keyanpour-rad, M. Esmaeilpour Ganji, “The electroless nickel plating of catalytically graphitized electrospun carbon nanofibers”, RSC Advances, 2012, 2, 1842–1845.

J. Esmaeilzadeh, S. Ghashghaie, B. Raissi, E. Marzbanrad, C. Zamani, R. Riahifar, "Dispersant-assisted low frequency electrophoretically deposited TiO2 nanoparticles in non-aqueous suspensions for gas sensing applications", Ceram. Int, 2012, 38 (7), 5613–5620.

P. Sowti Khiabani, A. Hosseinmardi, E. Marzbanrad, S. Ghashghaie, C. Zamani, M. Keyanpoor-Rad, B. Raissi, "NO2 gas sensor fabrication through AC electrophoretic deposition from electrospun In2O3 nanoribbons", Sens. Actuator B, 2012, 162 (1), 102-107.

J. Esmaeilzadeh, S. Ghashghaie, B. Raissi Dehkordi, R. Riahifar, " Role of the electric field affected zone (EFAZ) on the electrophoretic deposition of TiO2 nanoparticles under symmetric low-frequency AC electric fields", J. Phys. Chem. B, 2013, 117 (6), 1660-1663.

A. A. Sadeghi, T. Ebadzadeh, B. Raissi, S. Ghashghaie, S. M. A. Fateminia, "Application of the multi-step EPD technique to fabricate thick TiO2 layers: Effect of organic medium viscosity on the layer microstructure", J. Phys. Chem. B, 2013, 117 (6), 1731–1737.

Research interests

Corrosion science and surface engineering, Corrosion resistive coatings, Galvanic corrosion, Novel corrosion inhibition techniques, Solid state and electrochemical gas sensors, Nanomaterials with emphasis on electric field-assisted deposition of ceramic layers, Fuel cell technology an hydrogen storage, Dye-sensitized solar cells.